Israeli shells hit Gaza power plant
Two Israeli tank shells have hit a fuel tank at the Gaza Strip's only power plant, a spokesman for Gaza's electricity distribution company said today.
PM to meet plane crash families
David Cameron will meet the families of British victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane today as officials push for far-reaching economic sanctions against Russia.
Rigby killers given £212k legal aid
Soldier Lee Rigby's killers were handed more than £200,000 in taxpayer-funded financial support to pay their legal bills.
Personal insolvencies rise by 8%
The number of people going insolvent in England and Wales between April and June has climbed by 8% on the previous quarter, official figures show.
Mothers 'turn to Google before GP'
Mothers are more likely to turn to "Dr Google" than their family doctor to seek advice if their child is poorly, a poll suggests.
EU talks over more Russia sanctions
The European Union and the United States are preparing a powerful one-two punch against the Russian economy, with EU ambassadors meeting today to discuss a dramatic escalation in the trade bloc's sanctions on Russia.
Coe pulls out of BBC Trust race
Sebastian Coe has signalled he has pulled out of the race to become the next chairman of the BBC Trust.
Diesel drivers 'pollution penalty'
Drivers of diesel cars could have to pay more in road tax or face additional levies to travel into city centres in an effort to tackle pollution, it is reported.